Many of these suggestions are off the beaten track or tiny. Definitely worth a visit tho — each and every one. Now that travel (sometimes even to another state) is so fraught with inconvenience if not outright danger) is somewhat off the table, new ideas are great.
This lovely little park, tended carefully by the Friends of Straus Park, a group of residents from nearby buildings, was named for Ida and Isidore S … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 8 comments
Olmstead and Vaux’s plan for Central Park divided the park in two–the southern end was designed to be pastoral and the northern end was to be rustic and ru … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 14 comments
A plot of vacant land that was once a repository for urban trash — refrigerators, car parts, etc. — has been transformed into a beautiful community g … Read the rest of this entry >>COLUMNS | 3 comments
As the weather improves, it’s a good time to explore some parts of the UWS that may be new to you. Whether you’re a solitary walker or you prefer to … Read the rest of this entry >>